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korea has an expanded air defense zone which overlaps with the one last month that zone is one that is disputte diy the countries. >> south korea ma dispute may be about invisible lines on land. the strategic waters and rocks are claimed by beijing and seoul as part of their ex-clu exclusie economic zones. now south africa has asserted their rights from above. the new korean airspace defense identification zone has been modified to be in line with the country's flight region this modified zone increased the air zone over the waters. waters. seoul's move comes two weeks after china's air defense identification zone encroaching on korea a and japan. the government of seoul say they won't enforce the rules until december 18th. we don't believe this will impact the ro relationship with china florida anchina and japan. southeast asichina which releasf militaryicmilitary excises exerl stay in communication with seoul. china's actions last month have given them a chance to do that. it leaves one part of the east china sea with three overlapping zones. the coming days could allow for t
this point real quick, pedro. china has unilaterally declared an air defense identification zone over the east china sea. part of that extends over the sun -- part of that extends over the senkaku islands, which china and the ban -- and japan are debating over who owns it. i was in japan a couple of weeks ago. i got to meet with folks from the government and the japanese parliament, as well as going to okinawa and visit some of the military facilities out there. the u.s. is positioned on these senkaku islands, and they fall under the u.s.-japan treaty because japan has demonstrated control over the senkaku islands. -- has administrative control over the senkaku islands. withchina is trying to do the air defense identification zone is to argue that japan has administrative control over the airspace and those islands. on the one hand, president obama ordered the military to fly b-52 bombers, they were arty planning -- already planning to go through there, but he went through with it to signify that they do not recognize it. it is a problem that unlike , japan and the republic of south k
own air defense zone to include two small islands along with a submerged rock that is also claimed by china. south korea responding to recent actions by china to expand its air to zone defense in the east china sea. all of this is sparking concerns over the beginning of a broader conflict in that region. >>> the obama administration is making a push to get young, healthy americans to sign up for obama care but as the numbers are very slow to pick up, the architect of obama care told our own chris wallace today, it's a lack of promotion, not the botched rollout that is to blame for low enrollment. >> no one has launched a big pr campaign to get these people signed up because of the problems with the federal website. we are about to launch a big pr campaign and that, i think, is going to persuade a lot of people to sign up. >> the white house may not have started its latest pr campaign but state exchanges are certainly looking to attract younger demos using racy ads like this one with internet means like this one like hey, girl, and cutouts of actors like ryan gosling. still, almost
sea and south korea is expanding air defense zone and the boundarys there overlap a zone by china and the move is raising tensions in the region. >> reporter: the announcement may be about invisible lines in the air but extend over disputed areas of land and sea. this is what south korea calls yodo a rocky reef by the station and under the de facto control and they are claimed by beijing and seoul and south korea asserted rights in the air above. >> translator: the new korean air space defense identification zone has been modified to be in line with the country's flight information region which does not overlap with neighboring countries and includes air space over the waters. >> reporter: the move is two weeks after the surprise extension of the air defense zone encroaching on those of south korea and japan and extends deeper in the chinese one and also overlaps that of japan. the government won't impose the rules and wants film to identify themselves until december 15 allowing for consultation with neighbors. >> translator: we believe this will not necessarily impact our rel
and japan, south korea is expanding its air defense zone to include airspace over the east china sea. beijing and tokyo have already claimed that space as its own. it comes two weeks after it controlled the airspace over a string of islands that both japan and china claim as its own territory. >>> a multi-engine salute for actor paul walker. thousands of fans turned up at the california crash site where the "fast & furious" star lost his life. fans and friends alike showing up, driving high end performance vehicles in honor of the two men who were both car enthusiasts. >>> a bit of a k-9 crime streevenlth cato from south carolina got off his leash and headed straight to the dollar store. he got in not once, twice, soon after items were missing, conveniently pig ears, beef bones, dog treats. he took his lifted items and buried them monita. he greeted the officers which kess. >> is he going to serve jail time? >> i think he got a little private time to think about his crime in the dog house. >> right. >>> oh, will is chris dancing away. how beautiful. look at that tribute. >> reporter:
dollar budget. that is a bit over what sequester would be. it would give defense more money than was anticipated. defense would suffer some sequester. this deal does not involve extending unemployment insurance and new revenue. yourwondering if you in caucus over there, whether or not you would be willing to support such a heel for defense, even if it did not include revenue, even if it did not include money for extending unemployment insurance. >> is not an insignificant increase because the sequestration levels for all discretionary is 957 billion. if you get it up to trillion -- 43 million that is a increase -- 43 billion increase. while it is not exactly something i would want, it is certainly better than living under government shutdowns in acr. presented adamor smith on our newsmakers program tomorrow at 10:00 and 6:00. you can also see it on our website. the secretary of state john kerry is speaking this afternoon in washington dc at the brookings institution, talking about issues related to the middle east. you can see that live today at four clock. to addressbama set the
graham is a liar, she tried to cover up his death but defense says that graham was a scared 22-year-old who panicked and now that cody fell but only after she tried to protect herself during an argument. johnson and graham dated more than a year. some friends didn't approve and many describe graham as immature and socially inhe want -- inept. he grabbed her arm, she fought loose and he fell off the cliff in glacier national park. but that admission came only after a series of lies, including these. first graham told police she hadn't seen cody for days after the two went for police -- for church on sunday. after his death, she was texting friends about her dance moves. prosecutors say she created false email account from an imaginary person saying that johnson had gone hiking and fell to his death. then she led police directly to the murder scene and miraculously found his body 200 feet below. now, police call this first degree premeditated murder, that graham pushed her husband in the back and away he went. he may have also been blindfolded. this piece of black cloth was found nea
. and there are many others. it was another rough appearance for the public safety committee. in his defense, he said the fire department had been broken for the last 15 years. his first appearance before the report wasince they released in november saying the department's fleet was important issue and the chief was again in the hot seat. >> answered -- answers to pointed questions were not answered. the number of certified -- three. how much money did they request for fleet replacement in 2013? zero. he asked specifically about the hardware fire last june and why d.c. had to borrow at how vertro -- a power truck from district of washington. in the spotlight again. >> i would buy another one. we are working on putting a purchase order or putting a truck in the budget. >> that truck is 10 years old now. that muchthat truck is throwing good money after bad. >> if you want to replace the truck, replace the truck. about the 13asked new ambulances, he knew that one was at the white house, but the others, he was unsure. he later tried to clarify for reporters. the ambulances are available for service. repl
creation of an air defense identification zone on november 23. it is china's right to create such a zone. it is not a no-fly zone. it is not a zone in which the chinese are necessarily threatening to use force, but it is a zone in which traffic is monitored. thishinese announced basically by attaching some conditions to it. the international aircraft flying into the zone would identify their planes, their path. it was mandatory notification. air defense zones generally speaking did not require mandatory identification unless you are going to the country which has created his own. it was not the creation of the zone that created the problem. it was the conditions the chinese attached to that zone, the mandatory character of them. particular,tates in but other countries, this is a highly traveled air corridor. the fact there were conditions attached to it was very bothersome. the other thing is the chinese created this air defense zone that included airspace over contested islands with japan. inally the modus operandi creating these zones is to negotiate where you have overlapped or contes
and that's what they did. the redskins defense couldn't pick up a single sack while the chiefs recorded six. the redskins offense had one scoring drive. the chiefs special teams ran all over the redskins. the chiefs took a 28-point lead into halftime. fans had had enough. the stadium was practically empty which definitely doesn't make dan snyder happy and definitely adds to the plers' frustration. >> that's my brothers in the trenches. that's the main reason i'm fighting, but it's so much more that we're fighting for. if you want to know why everybody else feels, i only know how i feel and my thought process is to continue to just fight. >> up the road the snow caused a low scoring game for most of the ravens/vikings showdown, but all you really needed to watch was the final two minutes and five seconds. five touchdowns were scored in that time frame, the ravens refusing to go down at home that, excitement coming up in game on overtime. >>> an accident on the hardwood tonight, the maryland terrapins looking to rebound after their blowout loss to ohio state in the big 10 acc challenge taking
. the vice president's first stop is in tokyo, gentlemjapan. it comes over an air defense zone over the east china sea. >>> this morning police in california say speed played a fa factor in the fiery car crash that killed paul walker. they say it will take time to determine how fast the car was going. fans and co-stars have been gathering to leave notes and memorial for the actor. he died saturday near los angeles after the porsche carrera car he was in crashed. >>> it could be weeks before they know what caused a deadly car derailment. a spokesperson said the freight train accident killed three train operators. those three were the only ones on the train at the time. it was owned and operated by southwest incorporated. >>> after trey cheney will perform, the largo student center will offer free hiv screenings. the program runs until 4:00 this afternoon. pope francis is calling on catholics around the world to pray for people living with hiv and aids. he spoke to the faithful gathered in st. peters square it at the vatican. an estimated 35 million people are living with hiv. >>> 4:47 now. le
and japan say china is attempting to increase its authority in the region by setting up a new air defense zone over the east china sea, an area japan already claims it controls. the vice president talked about the dispute as he met with japan's prime minister. >> this action has raised regional stepses and increase -- tensions and increased the risk of accidents and miscalculation. >> reporter: the united states put its own b-52 into the zone last week in a move to show that washington doesn't recognize china's claim. but the u.s. told u.s. commercial airlines to give notice of their flight plans ahead of time. they are urging leaders to do everything me can to -- they can to stop further escalation. >>> vice president biden travels to beijing to meet china's president later this week. >>> later today, president obama will highlight some of the positives about the affordable care act. he'll shine the spotlight on people who have been helped by health care reform. president obama is expected to charge -- serp certain. the white house -- [indiscernible] the white house says the repaired web
in fraudulent charges. as proof defense lawyers brought up an e-mail from lawson's ex, millionaire art dealer. in it he called her -- he accused her of being off her head on drugs. lawson says her ex-husband's e- mail was part of a bullying campaign to clear his name. he was vilified in the press this summer after he was photographed allegedly choking her. they divorced months later. the best selling author is worried the drug claims may have damaged her reputation. while her assistants are in court for fraud, she says that she's the one on trial in the world's press. al nonso van marsh, cbs news, london. >> the judge in the trial for law -- warned lawson that any of her testimony could implicate her in a criminal offense and that she could decline to answer any questions. >>> marine experts are trying to figure out what's causing whales to beach along florida's southwest coast off everglades national park. the pod of 30 to 40 pilot whales is swimming in shallow water less than a mile off the shoreline. the whales are a deep water animal commonly found in the gulf of mexico. some of the whale
, the highflying showstopper, big-time performer! sam thompson. maryland has a lot of work to do defensively. george mason loss to south florida. paul hewitt suspended a player for stopping on a south fuller player during the game. he said it is inexcusable and not what we expect from a student athlete. all hewitt did not specify the light of the suspension, but he will not play against oklahoma sunday. suarez, of the day, scoring four goals, including that 40 yard bomb. he also had an assist. what a performance. one other college maskable know, georgetown plays high point tonight at the verizon center, game time at 7:00. >> former south african president nelson mandela dead at the age of 95. these are live pictures from south africa, the republic with their outpouring of grief. famous apollo theater in harlem is paying tribute. they change their marquee to remember the man. he changed our world. >> president obama said he cannot imagine his own life without the example of nelson mandela. nelson mandela, dead at the age of 95. >> a final look at the weather forecast? 4:30,ly tomorrow morning
to have the lead and go through it the rest of the game and play good defensively. >> it's a product of we all worked hard to get the puck and we got rewarded tonight for it. face-offs are so important. i haven't thought it was one of our strengths this year. it was good to see a good game. >> good to see nate schmidt score his first career nhl goal. no time to rest for the capitals. they're on the ice tomorrow against the rangers. >>> moving on to college basketball. virginia head coach tony bennett is well-respected in the coaching world. some much his best memories came as a player. he played at the university of wisconsin green bay. tonight he returned home. bennett led the fighting phoenix to their first ncaa appearance in 19191 as a player. he returns as head coach of the cavaliers. first half, justin anderson loses the ball. kuiper sykes going the other way. he had 21 points, 37-31 uw green bay at halftime. second half, the cavs trying to come back. mitchell with the slam there. they're down by just two. down three now. seconds to play, justin anderson trying to tie it. that three i
. >> highway transportation authorities want to stress pretreating the roadways are a defense, not a guarantee they will not ice over. particularly if you are headed to the game, you are urged to do three things. one, give yourself plenty of time. .wo, reduce your speed three, you are supposed to do snow tires. the authorities are asking that you call 511 from any phone to get the latest conditions on the roads. that is the latest from alligator a, robert liles, -- that is the latest from alexandria, robert lyles, abc 7 news. >> metro says they will have a change to allow crews to prepare and respond to any problems ahead of the monday morning commute. more than a dozen deaths have been blamed on the winter storm that is about to hit us. many of the victims died on slick roads, including the pickup driver who hit in icy patch in texas, then flipped over a guardrail into the water below. there were powerlines that snapped in several states, leaving thousands in the dark. the weather is leading to hundreds of flight cancellations. stay with abc seven news and wjla.com as we track the storm. get
. seven items on the list cost the same as last year including gold rings and turtle defense. the swans are still the most expensive at $1,000 each. >> they always are. very lovely. >> i guess the drummers drumming would be my favorite. >>> trying to move past the problems that have plagued healthcar healthcare.gov, a look at the work that's being done and the potential problems you could encounter if you use it. >>> following breaking news that could impact your commute in northeast washington. some problems during the morning rush. what you need to know to get around the mess. >>> and a bit of a break from 209-degree temperatures this morning. the changes you can expect in the days ahead with weather >>> 5:30. on top of breaking news, a water main break in northeast washington could have a big impact on your morning commute. this is happening along benning road and bladensberg road. megan mcgrath is on the scene now with the latest. good morning, megan. >> reporter: good morning, richard. if you take a look behind me you can see they have made some progress in digging up this 12-inch
. if it is attached to a pentagon will be morethat problematic. defense authorization will be difficult to veto. it veto is out there, but if is not a standalone sanctions bill, they will have a lot of work to do to convince congress and, democrats, not to join. >> rachel is waiting from california on our line. thank you for getting up this morning and joining us. >> thank you for taking my call. the only place i really get my news is press tv. i am an independent now. i used to be a diehard but my priorities have changed seeing as how the country has changed foreign policy. i thought at least obama, even though i voted third party after ron paul and after what republicans did to ron paul, the convention was totally disgusting, i left the party -- the their priority neocons took over republican party, which is a jewish obama is still being andby the nose by netanyahu they run our congress and it is horrible. >> who do you think are the big ,nfluencers on this white house outside the political realm? rachel's point, they are in strong opposition with obama on the iran deal. whether or not in six
-filled house in riverdale. they were in retaliation for a drug debt. defense lawyers want to suppress evidence found in the hotel room and a statement he made after as well. it could take two to three days. >>> the woman accused of splattering green paint at the national cathedral is in court. we will learn what will happen next. she was charged in july and is is suspected of similar vandalism at the lincoln memori memorial. court records show that a psychologist found it likely that tian would be competent to stand trial in the foreseeable future. >>> the black boxes from that train crash up in new york over the weekend are on their way to d.c. right now. so far we know the train was speeding down the tracks at 82 miles per hour, as it approached the turn it was three times the speed limit. that 82-mile-per-hour, was. it is unknown whether it is human error or mechanical error. all three crew members said the brakes were not responding just before the record. one passenger said he felt everything. >> i could feel the wheels come off. i could feel the cargo off the tracks. >> investigators pla
't like it cold. i's coming up. >> we'll handle it. >>> president obama named a temporary defense secretary. christine fox is the former chief program and budget analys she will fill in while the search for a permanent appointee goes on. ashton carter is stepping down tomorrow. he described fox as being remarkably brilliant. >>> the fog rolls in. wait until we tell you how many cars were involved in this pile up. >>> claims she was falsely imprisonens, then forced to pay a $500 fine. an investigation into a department store practice this woman says is goin >>> right now police are looking for information about an assault at a mall. it happened in the early hours of black friday at the victoria's secret store. a 17-year-old woman says two women approached her and one accused her of assault. they knocked her to the ground. she had never seen the two women before. anyone with information is asked to call annapolis police. >>> it's a controversial tactic that some stores are using to stop shoplifting. suspected shoplifters are held in jail and made to pay a fine. >> i felt so humiliat
space defense identification zone has been modified to be in line with the country's flight information region, which does not overlap with neighboring countries. this zone includes the air space over iado's waters. >> seuol's move comes two wheys after china's surprise extension of its air identification zone encroaching on those of south korea and japan. it overlaps that of japan. the government in seuol says it won't impose the new rule until december 15th, allowing for consultation with neighbors. we believe this will not significantly impact our relationships with china and with japan as we try to work for peace and cooperation in northeast asia. >> south korea's president discussed the plans with u.s. vice president joe biden during his visit last week. the u.s. state department has declared itself on the same page as seoul. china release truck driver pictures of military exercises and says it would have nothing to do with mary tierit time jurisdiction. >> south korea has wanted to extend it's air defense zone. it leaves one part of the east china sea with three overlapping zones
. >> this is a test for us. >> reporter: the head of south africa's national defense force says the country is prepared for the challenge of equipping the dignitaries -- of keeping the dignitaries safe. >> we believe that probably a billion people will be watching how south africa will perform. >> reporter: south africans of all races and religious backgrounds saying prayers for the man credited with uniting a country once bitterly divided. and the singing rang loud here in the bay area at san francisco's memorial yesterday. several showed up to joyfully honor the anti-apartheid leader. >> this is the beginning of a series of events planned all week in south africa. it kicked off with yesterday's national day of prayer for the leader. reporting live. kpix 5. >>> time is 6:10. the severe weather could put a damper on the holidays. why it may take longer for presents to get under the tree. >>> and icy roads causing major problems. one huge pile that acceptability close to 50 people -- sent close to 50 people to the hospital. >>> frigid temperatures in the bay area. some numbers in the low 20s
with regularity. with the exception of public calendars, there are standing meetings for the secretary of defense, state, and the treasury this president has, but he meets with other secretaries in one on ones and small groups all the time. i would note that those calendars may never show a meeting i have with the president. i had to yesterday. that is how it works. >> a final question on nelson mandela. what people will be thinking about, when we consider the life of nelson mandela and the challenges that exist in our own country, what lessons can washington learn? i know you had conversations in the white house and what you think the message we can learn is. >> i think the president put it very well yesterday in the remarks he made when he was in south africa earlier this year about the remarkable example that nelson mandela set when he was released from prison and made clear that he would embrace those the jail him, and he would seek those to help build a south africa that judged every person by his or her character and not by his or her skin color. i think that spirit of reconciliation that t
criteria is. and the more i talk to prosecutor and defense attorneys the more they tell me in the pretrial face in plea bargaining increasingly the evidence is being used to try to plea for a lesser offense or alesser punishment. in what ways? well, the firsts most pef lent is in cases offed had. right. in death penalty cases that's where the evidence first showed up. in the sentencing face of a capital case, a criminal defendant tried to present as mitigating evidence that they should be treatedless harsh. they shouldn't get the death penalty. what is surprising if you look at the chart there are many other types on here. okay. from felon murder, child abuse, rape case, drug case, across the gamete of felony cases now, criminal defendants are coming to the courtroom and introducing evidence there genetic or brain help to explain why they behave the way that did. the blue in the front and red in the back shows you that the majority of these cases are now becoming neurological cases. it's gettic evidence. the red bar in the back is neurological evidence. what this is with a kind of claim ar
necessary to pass it. >> just before the thanksgiving break, the senate was working on the defense authorization bill. our those going? >> they thought they were going to vote in the senate. it could drag into the new year. >> with the filibuster rules changed because of the nuclear option, where judicial nominations can we expect to see? >> three nominees to the d c circuit court, one of the most powerful in the country that deals in disputes between the executive and legislative branch. , harry reid said he will bring those to the floor. quicklylikely move very in the beginning of the week for the senate. >> a congressional reporter for politico. thank you for joining us. hillary received a human rights award earlier today, an advocacy group founded by tom lantos. he was a holocaust survivor. this is about 15 minutes. [applause] my goodness. thank you. thank you very much. thank you. thek you, and first to extraordinary lantos family, this is a great honor and an havese personal leisure to tom lantos around my neck. office or onin my asking me what i was going to do about somethi
is single and lives with his father in this waldorf townhome. his defense attorney argued for release before trial saying there's no potential danger now, that washington is stripped of his badge and gun and after he turned himself in after first being questioned and released in the case. washington is an iraq war veteran with an unblemished military and police record his defense attorney said. it came out at this detention hearing this afternoon the judge saying a search warrant was signed a few hours ago to search washington's police locker and his cell phone. we'll know more of the results of that search in 24 hours or so. in the meantime the judge did say he is satisfied without a badge and gun that washington could be released on home detention, but again the judge stayed his own order for 24 hours so prosecutors could appeal. so for the moment, for the next 24 hours, washington will stay in federal detention. reporting live at the federal courthouse downtown scott broom, wusa9. >>> tonight metropolitan police department is investing another officer for possibly having a relationship wi
defense contractors. the family of victim mary knight said the navy and the contractors that hired the short -- the shooter aaron alexis ignored many red flags about his mental health. >>> most people know lauren neuman as anne arundel county executive, but 30 years ago she was the victim of a rape she says nearly destroyed her, in part because almost nobody believed her story. >> tonight denise koch shows us how neuman fought her way out of an all too common crime against women. >> lauren neuman, a rising star in maryland politics and now anne arundel county executive. she seems to have everything going for her, but one night 30 years ago something happened that turned her world upside down. >> i was sound asleep when they came in. at first i thought it was a dream. >> she is just 18 years old working hard living on her own in northeast baltimore. >> when i woke, my face was covered with a pillow and there was a gun to my head. >> the gunman viciously rapes her and leaves. she is so terrified he will come back she doesn't move until her roommate comes home hours later. >> anyone t
to take pre-emptive nuclear reaction in its own self-defense. i don't know what the israelis are going to do, but no one should think this agreement is fundamentally going to change anything. >> six months and counting and we'll stay on it almost every sunday at this time. good to see you. thank you. >> thank you. >> ambassador, thank you so much. >> heads may be starting to roll in the wake of the disast rg rollout of obama care. a top maryland official in charge of that state's obama care exchange is reportedly resigning now. and this would be the first official to lose a job in light of the troubles surrounding the insurance exchanges. national correspondent steve sun somy joins me now from washington with more on the story. >> not only the federal obama care website that had its difficulties. some sof the state-run exchanges got off to a rocky start. rebecca pearce resigned friday. according to our affiliate in baltimore, some are suggesting she was forced out of office after two years on the job. in maryland, they signed up just over 3,000 people by november 23rd, and about a week
and japan say kentucky china is setting up a new air defense zone over the east china sea. an area japan claims it controls. the vice president talked about the dispute as he met with japan's prime minister. >> this action has raised regional tensions and increased the risk of accidents and miscalculation. >> the united states put its own b52's into the zone last week in a move to show that washington doesn't recognize china's claim. but, the u.s. told u.s. commercial airlines to give notice of their flight plan ahead of time. the zone measures about 600 miles from north to south above international waters separating china, south korea, japan, and taiwan. biden is urging japanese and chinese leaders to do everything they can to stop further escalation. alfonzo, cbs news. >>> vice president biden travels to beijing to meet with china's president later this week. >>> we're look live right now at the west lawn of the u.s. capitol and just behind the speaker you see there is the capitol christmas tree and there's a six-year-old not from here, took a nice little trip here. he's going to thr
defense contractors are all named as defendants and all are accused of negligence. >> the navy didn't do what they were supposed to do. the contractor didn't follow the rules in existence. the subcontractors didn't follow the rules in existence. if they did, this rattlesnake would never have been allowed under the tent and never would have killed our beloved mary. >>> the lault allegations that they did not act on red flags about the mental health of navy gunman aaron alexis. alexis killed 12 people before he died in a shootout with police in september. >>> tonight police are looking for the gunman who fired shots near a day care center in capitol heights. one person was wounded. the driver sitting inside the day care's marked van was grazed by a bullet. it happened around 6:00 last night in an intersection of shell street and arcadia avenue. no children were hurt, and the shooting victim is expected to be okay. >>> tonight the autopsy report on actor paul walker is out. it shows he was killed by the impact of saturday's car crash, combined with the fire that followed. the star of "the f
that needs to be done. the majority leader knows that will be our position. do not see the defense authorization bill. i am hopeful the senate will move on that intelligence authorization. the senate has passed comprehensive immigration reform will. we are very disappointed on this side of the aisle that the senate bill has not been put on the floor. our bill or one of the four bills out of committee. it was supported by the republican party and the judiciary committee. they have not been brought to the floor. we believe immigration reform is a critically important action for the congress to take. we hope anyone of those options would be brought to the table. the senate has passed in a bipartisan way the end of discrimination in employment. we talk about jobs. we talk about economic opportunity. passed that bill. that is not on the agenda either. i noticed we do have an extension bill that has been specifically reference. we will get to a debate on that next week. we have a suspension bill we have been urging that is reported out of committee that passed by 350 votes. it simply say
the russians have a defensive interest and if there is an explosion in the middle east, it will spread throughout the region and that money may involve saying goodbye, but it could unite the muslims in russia. another interest is to restore some of russia's influence which several decades ago was much larger. and i think russia wants to keep a foot in it and they are not prepared to expel america from the middle east in a dramatic effort, because they can't do to the expectations. so we have russia playing a game in which some games are possible. and this includes engaging russia in the top level of decision-making. >> how do you see a? do you see greater russian engagement than a decade ago? if so, to what end? >> i see greater russian engagement than a year ago. and he is the prime minister of turkey, the prime minister of israel, the chief of saudi intelligence, russian foreign and defense ministry and we are talking to plus two talks and that is incredible in context. and in the paradox is is that it's not being by moscow and the position taken on syria and this includes a willingn
weather coming. her best defense is her coat. that's the secret to staying nice and dry and arm, right? >> sure. >> road crews preparing for sunday. >> we definitely feel there's something to this storm. >> steve shannon says the wheels are already in motion. >> it's hard to do and it's the most treacherous and sometimes black ice, you kancan't see it. so we're actually mobilized and we'll be at a high level too which is between 6 and 700 vehicles out on the road. >> reporter: and the maryland state highway administration and d.c. department of transportation also getting game plans together. sunday the redskins and ravens have home games. you're asked to take public transportation as possible. and more trains running between d.c. and baltimore this even. but even with the forecast, some say bring on the cold. >> i want a nice long two week vacation of snow, snow, snow. >> not sure if that's on tap any time soon but looks like the first real taste of winter precipitation is coming. adam tuss, news 4. >> i like that guy's spirit. >> no thank you. >> watch what you wish for. >> i can wis
is doing it, expanding its air defense zone. the country responding to recent actions by china that decided to suddenly expand their zone over those disputed islands in the east china sea. now the new development is sparking concerns over a possible broader project in the region. the zone would include two small islands along with a rock that's been submerged and is part of the dispute with beijing. >> this morning our thoughts and prayers are with billy graham and his family. we hear his health is on the decline. he was hospitalized last month for a respiratory problem shortly after his 95th birthday. according to his son, his father has been very weak and unable to gain his strength chlgt he suffered from various illnesses in recent years. the reverended family is asking you as well for your prayers. >>> it is a solemn sunday in south africa, as the nation mourns the death of nelson mandela. lets take a look live at the crowd gathered at the anti-apartheid leader's home. live now 7:10 p.m. in south africa, as you can see, the flowers and the candles and the cards and the notes and letters
couples six months after the supreme court struck down the defense of marriage act. that is according to a report out from the nation's largest lbgt advocacy group. two-thirds of fortune 500 companies and 90 percent large employers surveyed now offer health insurance and other spousal benefits to same-sex marriage couples. wal-mart and wendy's offer the we benefits. pg-13 movies are as violent as movies rated "r." researchers examined 400 of the biggest box office films from 1985 to 2010 and analyzed for violence, sex, tobacco and alcohol-related behavior. researchers found more than half of the most popular movies rated pg-13 featured a main character acting violently or engaging in risky behavior. the findings draw into question the effectiveness of the current rating system by the motion picture association of america we and as a tool for parents. the report is published in the journal of pediatrics. >> the crash of asiana flight 214 at sfo is the focus of washington lawmakers. the new details we are learning about the crash ahead of the two day hearing. >> also, coming up first, s
's his job to stand up and tell the truth. and when he says we can raise spending for defense back to the pre-sequester level or for domestic, that is just evidence that we're going in the wrong direction. we can easily live with the sequester. it's a washington beltway lie that we can't live with $600 billion of outlays for defense, 50% more than we had in 2000 and we've had no new industrial enemies come after us since then that we can't live with 600 billion in domestic discretionary spending. again, 200 billion more than bill clinton left in real dollars today's dollars. and i don't think he was starving. >> in any deal we see out of ryan and patty murray a joke? >> it's a total joke. and i would hope that at least some of the people on the progressive side would understand if they don't get at entitlement reform and revenue raising now it's going to be far worse later. and the republicans on the tea party side would be right to reject this deal because it's nothing but a beltway scam. >> bloomer surveillance jargon alert there. david stockman using the word progressive. i beli
's decision to declare an air-defense identification zone in an area that includes disputed islands has triggered protests from the u.s., japan, and south korea. biden says that washington is deeply concerned. >>> in washington, a first for women at the pentagon as the president has named christine fox as the acting deputy defense secretary for the time being until the president finds a permanent replacement. she takes over for ashton carter, who is stepping down today after announcing his resignation in october. in her new position, fox would be the highest ranking woman at the defense department, serving under defense secretary chuck hagel. >>> if you want to zip through airport security lines, starting today the tsa's pre-check program is becoming more readily available for all travelers. the tsa is opening a registration website. up to 300 enrollment centers. for those who qualify, you'll get to keep shoes and belts when you go through security, and you no longer have to pull ought out laptops from the cases. a background check is required and a fee. you can apply on the tsa website
the establishment of an east china sea air defense at innovation -- identification zone. this appears to be provocative attempt to change the status quo in east. >> we go live to the house. --the republic of korea votes on postpone questions will be taken later. for what purpose of the gentlemen of texas seek recognition? --i moved to pass the bill the space launch extension act. >> the title of the bill -- >> a bill to extend the application of certain space launch liability provisions through 2014. >> pursuant to the rule, the government -- the gentlemen from texas and the gentlewoman from texas will be controlled 20 minutes. the chair recognizes the gentleman from texas. >> we have five adjustment of days to revise or extend the remarks into include material on hr-3527. >> the gentleman is recognized. >> the bill we consider today provides the stability for nations provider so they can remain competitive in the international market. the bill extends the existing system that requires commercial launch providers to purchase insurance up to the maximum probable loss. it provides that
. totally bipartisan about it provided funding for houses of worship, many who are the front-line defense in terms of humanitarian aid in new york and new jersey ravaged by super storm sandy. the bill passed. fema opposes it. the senate has opposed it and refuses to even bring it up for a vote. i can't tell you have disappointed and outrageously wrong i think those who were first and foremost in the relief side, being told you're not going to get fema relief. there's a separation of church and date issued. they can do all kinds of other things, but they can't get the critical fema support. that bias, which i know you don't share needs to be guarded against because that first line of defense is so important. mr. green and i would be in agreement. the more you can help out in that regard, the better. thank you. i'd like to now welcome our second panel began with mr. shawn callahan, chief operating officer for catholic relief services. he's also served as executive vice president for overseas operations and regional director for south asia and catholic relief services. he's the crs regional
the urge to engage an eye for an eye. both when he was practicing self-defense and united his country and encouraging people not to seek vengeance, he showed us the absolute power that one man can have in inspiring the best from the rest of us. >> are you confident that will get translated to today's youth, to the next generation of leaders, or do you worry that might get lost? >> no, look, i think there's a lot of folks who are spending a lot of time talking to young people right now about the fullness of mandela's life. and we're blessed that there's a film coming out that will rel let folks see the fullness of this man. >> you're talking about "long walk freedom"? >> yes. >> great film. >> it's a fabulous film. in fact, i've been told that when he saw it, that mandela asked, you know, how did they have this footage of me? so i think that's what i'm most pleased with. people really are taking the time. it's important to talk to our young people. more than anything, mandela was to the world a great spirit of -- you know a great spirit that had the world's fight at the heart of it and
's defense fund said the most heinous things about us. that's one side of the argument. the other side of the argument is that and this is -- something i'm debating between myself so please some acting so shocked and stunned. there are real policy -- >> i'm trying to understand. >> i just explained the first part to you. people like you said we were hateful human beings back in 1996. >> for the record i was in favor of that and we did it before bill clinton. >> the second part really quickly is, second part is this is a recession unlike most recessions, and i can tell you when my father was unemployed in the recession in the early 1970s and getting $40 a week for mississippi for unemployment benefits and got one bag of groceries and fill up one tank of gas, if somebody had told us over that year and a half and my danielle adams was driving around the southeast with all of us trying to find a job, somebody said we'll do you a favor and cut off your unemployment benefits we would say thank you so much but we're good. and my danielle adams -- my danielle adams was working his ass off. we
several government agencies, among them nih and the defense advanced research project agency and the national science foundation as well as private partners to take our understanding of the brain and how it works and bring it up a notch. try to figure out a way to develop the tools to decode the language of the brain. we have gone a long way recently, but we knew -- need to go much further much faster to understand the basis of how the brain works and how it sometimes does not work so well so that you end up with a brain that gives you alzheimer's or parkinson's or any of those disorders that were mentioned earlier. those are disorders that if you are going to really be able to make the kind of progress we want, we have got to understand the fundamentals of the organ involved. we do not understand the brain as well as we understand the heart, kidney, or the liver. the association hopes to put the brain into the focus of current research so we can really up the understanding of this organ and be able to make a difference for people with brain disorders. host: with regard alzhe
leader know that will be our position. in addition, i do not see on there the defense authorization bill. i know that's not the majority leader's -- we passed the defense authorization bill through here. i'm hopeful that the senate will move on that. intelligence authorization. the senate has passed, mr. speaker, a comprehensive immigration reform bill. they passed it with 68 votes. we are very disappointed on this side of the aisle that either the senate bill has not been put on the floor. our bill, h.r. 15, which is a bipartisan bill which there are republican sponsors of that bill, or a bill that has -- one of the bills, one of the four bills that's been reported out of the committee which was supported by the republican party in the judiciary committee and reported out four bills, they have not been brought to the floor. we believe that comprehensive immigration reform is a critically important action for this congress to take this year, now. we have options available. we would hope that any one of those four -- three options would be brought to the table, or if you count four bills,
they will resume consideration of the defense authorization bill. of course, you can watch the house, live here on c-span, and the senate live on our companion network, c-span2. >> c-span, we bring public affairs of events for washington directly to you, putting you in the room at congressional hearings, white house events, briefings, conferences, offering complete gavel-to-gavel coverage of the u.s. house, a public service of private industry. we are created by the tv -- we were created and funded by her local cable satellite provider, and you can watch us in hd. at pell grants and college affordability during with subcommittee hearing student financial aid officers and experts on financial aid policy. this is two hours. the subcommittee will come to order. good morning. thank you for joining us for this hearing on the pell grant program. 11th in the series designed to gain a more complete the challengesf facing post secondary students and institutions. the committee of policy changes that should be considered as part of the upcoming reauthorization of the higher education act. we have abbrevi
into the budget at the defense carbon. that's "washington journal was 7:00 live every day at a.m. on c-span. is thewireline world central circulatory system of our economy erie it is the veins and the arteries that connect what is the information economy in the united states. we are seeing data traffic increase at the rate of 40% the year. it is wireline networks that connect all forms of communication whether they originate in the wireline environment or a wireless environment. >> the future of the communications industry with walter mccormick, monday on "the communicators." >> i got upset with the press my mentaley covered in the first few meetings i had and then they never showed up anymore. then i was walking in the downsized lore in the white house and the woman who was one -- she said people mental health is just not a sexy issue. the mental health act of 1980 and what he said was involuntarily retired from the white house. >> first lady rosalynn carter, monday night at 9:00 eastern live on c-span and c-span three, >>pan radio and c-span.org. former secretary of state clinton cli
:15. defense secretary chuck hagel arrived in pakistan today for meetings with the prime minister and other officials. now, the pentagon says he will focus on common threats and also the stability of it neighboring afghanistan. u.s. relations with pakistan have been strained base of u.s. drone strikes and military operations along the pakistan/afghanistan border. >>> new this morning, president obama is on his way to south africa right now to attend the memorial service for nelson mandela. president obama and first lady michelleby boarded air force one about three hours ago. also on air force one for the trip to south africa and the funeral, former president george w. bush, laura bush and former secretary of state, hillary clinton. former presidents jimmy carter and bill clinton will attend the memorial but they are traveling separately. the only living former u.s. president not going is george h.w. bush. his spokesman said the 89-year- old is not able to travel long distances. in south africa people continue to gather outside of mandela's house in johannesburg. the memorial will be held i
where the president didn't come to charlie rangel's defense a couple of times, this being one of them, where he says he hopes he retires with dignity during that whole debacle. he hasn't retired. the feud goes back years and years before that when he was running for president in 2008. charlie rangel famously supported hillary clinton. that infused some bad blood into the process. we hear the sort of back and forth. charlie rangel wanted access to the president and white house. as chairman of the house ways and means committee he's one of the most prominent black leaders in america. >> one of the most powerful people in america. i'm not defending charlie rangel's ethics, that's impossible. i will say this. here's the key difference between them. charlie rangel likes other people. he don't consider themselves omni potent, he listening to people. he has a natural affection for other human beings. he's not cold, remote, distant and imperious like the other person in this fractured relation. >> ""the new york post"" article is saying that they hate one another. not just that they have diff
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